Category Archives: Gift Suggestions
Holiday Ornament Contest Wrap-Up
Well, it was a tough year to pick the top entry in our yearly ornament design contest, so I took my wife and oldest daughter out to dinner and sprung on them the job of helping me decide on the … Continue reading
“The Caffeine Curve” and its humble origin.
I created this graphic back in 1982 and I sell it on mugs and t shirts. It’s so weird the way stuff travels around on the internet. This weekend I noticed that my Caffeine Curve image was making the rounds … Continue reading
Mother’s Day, Teacher’s, Dad’s and Grad’s Gifts
We’re loading up the kiln this week with lots of pots aimed at the upcoming “appreciation holidays”: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and the graduation season. Here’s a rundown of our top gift items for these celebrations. I highly recommend visiting … Continue reading
It’s time to buy your crazy sweetie an insane new coffee mug!!
I just rolled out the first kiln load of the year this morning and, while I didn’t specifically target these five new mug designs for Valentine’s Day, they do have an odd appeal for the V-Day gift shopper. What’s the … Continue reading
And the winner of the 2012 Holiday Ornament Design Contest is…
…Pam Hamilton and her stunning Lance Armstrong/Charlie Brown idea! This is my favorite entry out of well over a dozen submissions to our yearly ornament design contest. One of the secrets to Pam’s success is that she hit us with … Continue reading
Custom dog bowls and milk bone jars!
Dogs love Christmas: the family spends more time in the living room, unattended food gets left out on the coffee table, and above all, everyone gets presents. This year your dog has an amazing opportunity to receive a gift that … Continue reading
THEY FIND LIVE SHEEP INSIDE SHARKS ALL THE TIME!
This is definitely one of the weirdest design ideas I’ve come up with in quite a while. For the record, I didn’t think up the words for this one. That credit goes to my wife, Lori. We were having dinner … Continue reading
Clearance Sale! Mugs, plates and bowls for $10.00!
While I love doing topical humor on pottery, it does have its downside: it gets dated. And sometimes topical humor gets dated really really fast. But it’s wonderful to own an old design and wait a long time because after … Continue reading
Awesome Ohata Kaki Red Gifts!
We shipped out a lot of pots last week, and it’s been really rewarding to see that my ohata kaki red pots have a solid fan base. I really like these pots and highly recommend them as gifts. A handmade … Continue reading
Yes, as a matter of fact, we can ship it ASAP!
Oh man, it’s the crazy season! I still have a lot of great pots available in my online store, but the stock on hand is limited. I’m almost out of some of our classic top-selling items such as the “Jesus … Continue reading